Positive communication starts with positive language. We are not ashamed of our disabilities unless you make us feel that way by using negative words to describe us. Here’s a simple guide to speaking our language!
|WE’RE GOOD WITH THESE WORDS||WE REALLY DON’T LIKE THESE!||Together we can bring about change so that only positive, accurate words are acceptable in any conversation.|
This refers to any special adjustments and devices that may have to be used, made or included so that persons with disabilities can enjoy their rights and fully participate in the advancement of society.
Some reasonable arrangements are:
DISPROPORTIONATE OR UNDUE BURDEN
If the “reasonable arrangements” are going to cost way too much to put in place, then this may cause an undue burden on the person or company who has to do it. But you can’t just say that it will be an undue burden. Under the Act you have to prove it.